Jim Neesen is a Managing Partner at Connor Group
in Silicon Valley, CA, an elite Accounting and IPO services firm. Connor Group has worked on 50% of the IPOs in Silicon Valley in the past six years, and has a client portfolio of 250+ premier technology companies around the globe that range from late stage to early stage. Jim joined Connor Group after graduating from the Stanford GSB as a Sloan Fellow in 2009, and has led revenue growth from $4M to over $50M today.
Jim’s career highlights have included two biotech IPO’s including Affymetrix and Fluidigm, 12 years in biotech and over 20 cumulative years in industry and public accounting.
Jim has participated in over $250M in equity and debt financings in biotech. He also is an entrepreneur who founded two companies in green technology and consumer products.
Jim is a CPA with audit and consulting roots from Ernst & Young’s technology practice, and a guest lecturer at Stanford GSB on topics including revenue recognition and IPO readiness.
Jim has a Masters degree from Stanford GSB and his undergraduate is from U.C. Berkeley in Economics/Business.